The Opinion Shop Blog
Posted on December 5, 2013
Cash Michaels, editor and chief reporter for The Carolinian in Raleigh, offers up a blog post with his analysis of the ouster of Keith Sutton as chairman of the Wake County Board of Education. Interesting reading, to say the least.
Members of the African-American community sat in shock and silence, not believing that the Democratic school board they had once worked so hard to elect in 2011, had just stabbed one of their best, brightest, and arguably most effective young leaders in the back right in front of them.
Posted on December 3, 2013
These letters were not published in the print edition but deserve a look.
Posted on November 27, 2013
A hectic morning reminds a Chapel Hill doctor to be grateful to have a supportive husband, a terrific job, plenty of money and food, and healthy – and flexible – children.
Posted on November 1, 2013
State Auditor Beth Wood met with the editorial board to talk about her office’s audit of the state Medicaid program, among other things. Gov. Pat McCrory has cited the audit as one reason the state refused to expand Medicaid coverage, saying it proved the system is “broken.” Wood said emphatically that “broken” is not a word she or anyone in her office used.